60 days in Norway Itinerary

60 days in Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway trip planner

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Oslo
— 6 nights
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Larvik
— 4 nights
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Kristiansand
— 5 nights
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Stavanger
— 4 nights
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Bergen
— 5 nights
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Flam
— 2 nights
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Geilo
— 3 nights
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Geiranger
— 2 nights
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Trondheim
— 6 nights
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Bodo
— 3 nights
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Svolvaer
— 5 nights
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Bus to Lufthavnveien kryss, Foot to Leknes, Fly to Tromso
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Tromso
— 6 nights
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— 3 nights
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— 5 nights
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Oslo

— 6 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Fram Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, step into the grandiose world of Det Kongelige Slott, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Oslo driving holiday planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Oslo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Oslo is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in December, expect much colder with lows of -5°C in Oslo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Larvik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Larvik

— 4 nights
Larvik is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Larvik side-trips: Skjellvika (in Sandefjord), Lindheim Olkompani (in Gvarv) and Ovre Verket Handverkstun (in Nome Municipality). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Brygghuset Sandar, learn about all things military at Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), admire the masterpieces at Holmsbu Art Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Rakke.

To plan Larvik vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Oslo to Larvik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oslo in December: highs in Larvik hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Larvik

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kristiansand

— 5 nights
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Venture out of the city with trips to Mandal (Sjosanden & Furulunden), Hiking to the potholes at Brufjell (in Flekkefjord) and Grimstad (Grimstad's Archipelago, Nogne O, &more). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Dyreparken, trek along Baneheia, step off the mainland to explore Odderoya, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Nordberg Fort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kristiansand road trip website.

Getting from Larvik to Kristiansand by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stavanger

— 4 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stavanger: Vedafjell (in Sirevag), Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge (in Jorpeland) and Utstein Kloster (in Rennesoy Municipality). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, view the masterpieces at Touscene, tour the pleasant surroundings at Borestranden Beach, and don't miss a visit to Paseo por la calle.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavanger online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Kristiansand to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Stavanger when traveling from Kristiansand in December, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bergen

— 5 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Bergen side-trips: Herdla (Herdla Fortress & Gone Paddling AS). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, don't miss a visit to Pepperkakebyen - The Worlds largest Gingerbread City, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, and get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Market.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip planning website.

You can fly from Stavanger to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Bergen, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Flam

— 2 nights
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with FjordSafari, pause for some serene contemplation at Bakka Church, and then explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Flam Hiking AS, then take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Borgund Stave Church.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Flam tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Flam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bergen in December; daily highs in Flam reach 0°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Geilo.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Geilo

— 3 nights
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geilo: Round Trip of Tisleifjorden Golsfjellet (in Gol), Al (Al Outdoor Museum & Torpo stave church) and Hemsedal Tourist Office (in Hemsedal). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at The Ustedalsfjord, relax and rejuvenate at Dr. Holms Spa, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and try your luck at Geilo Hestesenter.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geilo journey builder website.

You can drive from Flam to Geilo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Flam in December; daily highs in Geilo reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Geilo

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Casinos

Side Trips

Geiranger

— 2 nights

Pearl of the North

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Storseterfossen, then take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, and then make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geiranger online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Geilo to Geiranger takes 7.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geilo in December; daily highs in Geiranger reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Trondheim

— 6 nights
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Trondheim is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, hike along Granaasen skisenter, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Norwegian Deaf Museum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Trondheim trip maker tool.

Getting from Geiranger to Trondheim by car takes about 6.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Bodo.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Bodo

— 3 nights
Bodo is known for museums, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cast your line with Arctic Rib Event, pause for some serene contemplation at Ronvik Church, see the interesting displays at The Crofter’s Cottage in Kjelvik, and make a trip to Saltstraumen.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Bodo day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Bodo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Bodo are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can fly to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Bodo

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Svolvaer

— 5 nights
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Svolvaer: Lofoten Links (in Gimsoya), Henningsvaer (in Henningsvaer) and Sareptas Hus (in Ballstad). There's lots more to do: get outside with Lofoten Lights, cast your line with a fishing tour, step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Svolvaer driving holiday tool.

Fly from Bodo to Svolvaer in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Tromso

— 6 nights

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Get out of town with these interesting Tromso side-trips: Aurora Spirit (in Lyngseidet) and Northern Light Dog Adventure (in Nordkjosbotn). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Polar Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria, take in the exciting artwork at Profil Glassdesign, and see the sky in a new way at Northern Norwegian Science Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tromso trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Svolvaer to Tromso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Svolvaer in January; daily highs in Tromso reach -1°C and lows reach -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Kirkenes.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Kirkenes

— 3 nights
Kirkenes is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway. Venture out of the city with trips to Grense Jakobselv (Lungomare & Kong Oscar II's kapell). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with King Crab Safari by Snowhotel Kirkenes, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkenes Church, make a splash at Barentsbadet Kirkenes, and take an in-depth tour of Grenselandmuseet.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kirkenes travel planning tool.

Getting from Tromso to Kirkenes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tromso in January, expect Kirkenes to be a bit cooler, temps between -9°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hamar.

Things to do in Kirkenes

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hamar

— 5 nights
Hamar is a town and municipality in Hedmark county, Norway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamar: Guide Peter (in Svullrya) and Lillehammer (Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek & Galleri Zink). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anno Museum Domkirkeodden, sample the fine beverages at Atlungstad Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at Furnes Kirke, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hedmarksvidda.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hamar route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kirkenes to Hamar. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kirkenes in January; daily highs in Hamar reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hamar

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Norway travel guide

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History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.